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Rule and Implementation Information for the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production Industry

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Announcements

On September 26, 2013, EPA proposed amendments to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for flexible polyurethane foam production. See the FR notices for the Federal Register notice, or the Fact Sheets summarizing the revisions.

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Rule Information

Proposed and Promulgated Rules

Subpart III - National Emission Standards for Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production

Date Citation Action Description File Download
11/04/2013 78 FR 66108 Proposed Rule Proposed Amendments
10/7/1998 63 FR 53979 Rules/Regulations Original Promulgation
02/03/1997 62 FR 5074 Corrections Added 63.1307(c)(2)(vi), (vii) and (d).  Minor Errors
12/27/1996 61 FR 68418 Proposed Rule Original Proposal

 

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Technical Information

Background Information Document (BID)/Response to comments

10/1998 Flexible Polyurethane Foam BID for Final Rule
9/1996 Flexible Polyurethane Foam BID for Proposed Standards     (WPD format)
9/1996 Flexible Polyurethane Foam Supplementary Information for Proposed Standards     (WPD format)
9/1996 Flexible Polyurethane Foam Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) for Proposed Standards    

 

FACT Sheets

9/26/2013 FACT SHEET - Technical - Proposed Amendments
9/15/1998 FACT SHEET - Technical - Final Rule
12/9/1996 FACT SHEET - Technical - Proposed Rule

 

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Implementation Information

Implementation Information

12/1998
(updated 4/2004)
The Plain Language Guide to the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production NESHAP (40 CFR 63, Subpart III) (EPA-456/B-98-001).  Zipped file contains Word Perfect version and tables in pdf format.   
12/1998 Figures 3.2 through 3.5 of The Plain Language Guide to the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production NESHAP in pdf format

 

Source Identification and Location Information

1993 U.S. Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production Facilities [Facility List]

 

Compliance and Enforcement Information

  • Applicability Determination Index (ADI).  The ADI is maintained by EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) and provides a data base of memoranda dealing with applicability issues.  The database is searchable by Subpart.

State Programs

Other

  • Other Compliance Assistance Centers.  EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) has created several compliance assistance centers in addition to the Ag center which may be valuable to industry in obtaining regulatory and compliance information. This link goes to the main compliance assistance center webpage which lists all centers currently available with a brief description of what type of information the center provides.
  • The Society of Plastics Industry (SPI).&nbsp Exit EPA disclaimer   PSI is a trade association representing plastics manufacturers and suppliers.  The website provides a variety of information on the industry and it's members.
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